Assignment 2 The
Nature of Language
Match each vocabulary word with its definition.
1. systematic study of language
2. set of sounds that act as building blocks of meaning
set of patterns governing the behavior of
Part 1 Unit 3
Types of Interpersonal Relationships
What's an interpersonal relationship? Something that sounds so specialized and complicated is
actually very common. It's simply a relationship between two or more people. You have lots of
Which of the following might a speaker do in a speech meant to persuade? Select
all that apply.
Present a keynote speaker.
A thesis statement should be clearly stated and narrowly f
When you think of the word "interview," what
situations come to mind? Do you picture an
employer evaluating the skills of a potential
employee? Or does the image of a television
reporter asking questions of a celebrity or a
politician come to
When should you call someone by his or her first name? Select all that apply.
when asked to
when that person calls you by your first name
when that person is someone of equal rank
whenever you feel like it
If you don't know whom to introduce first, you ar
Etiquette for Introductions
Rachel is a secretary at a publishing company. She works for the manager of the company's
overseas warehouses. As part of her job, Rachel greets clients when they enter the office. She
rises when a client enters the office, mak
Match each communication step with its description.
verbal or nonverbal greeting
signals end of conversation
foreshadows main message
main portion of conversation
The type of g
In order to communicate effectively, you must be able to accurately convey your thoughts and
ideas to others. If you succeed in clearly and confidently communicating with others, you can
avoid the misunderstandings that sometimes occur betwee